Cops probe theft of mo­tor­cy­cle

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - LOCAL NEWS - Staff Re­port

DOWN­ING­TOWN >> Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a forced en­try bur­glary fol­low­ing a re­port of a stolen mo­tor­cy­cle.

Down­ing­town po­lice re­ceived a re­port that a mo­tor­cy­cle was stolen from a garage in the 200 block of West Church Street some­time be­tween 4 p.m. Sept. 22 and 7:20 a.m. Sept. 23. The main door of the garage had been kicked in, ac­cord­ing to the po­lice re­port. Po­lice said they be­lieve the sus­pect(s) took the mo­tor­cy­cle by load­ing it into a ve­hi­cle, and then fled the area.

The fol­low­ing po­lice re­ports were re­leased by the Down­ing­town and Coatesville po­lice de­part­ments.

At­tempted re­tail theft

Down­ing­town po­lice said a black man in his 30s wear­ing a white T-shirt and blue jeans and car­ry­ing a back­pack re­port­edly at­tempted to leave Weg­mans at 1056 East Lan­caster Ave. in East Caln with mer­chan­dise he did not pay for at 9:50 p.m. Sept. 17. Soap, body wash and deodorant to­tal­ing nearly $45 were stolen by the al­leged sus­pect, who then at­tempted to leave the store. When an em­ployee ap­proached him, he dropped the mer­chan­dise and fled, ac­cord­ing to the po­lice re­port.

Crim­i­nal mis­chief

A Down­ing­town po­lice of­fi­cer lock­ing up Bell Tav­ern Park in East Caln on Sept. 21 found the men’s re­stroom was van­dal­ized with all toi­let paper hold­ers bro­ken off and in pieces on the floor. A volleyball net and poles were wrapped around a tree on the side of the women’s re­stroom, po­lice said.

Coun­ter­feit­ing

Down­ing­town po­lice said a His­panic man in his 30s wear­ing a black base­ball cap and driv­ing a white mini­van used two coun­ter­feit $20 bills to pre­pay for $30 gas at the Wawa at 100 Boot Road in East Caln shortly af­ter mid­night

Sept. 22. The Wawa em­ployee re­al­ized they were coun­ter­feit in time to can­cel the gas trans­ac­tion, but was un­able to re­trieve the $10 bill he had given as change for the $30 gas the sus­pect had re­quested, ac­cord­ing to the po­lice re­port.

Pub­lic drunk­en­ness

Down­ing­town po­lice said Eliezier Traverso-Ro­driguez, 29, of Coatesville, ar­rived at his ex-girl­friend’s res­i­dence on Nor­wood Road and re­port­edly con­tin­u­ally knocked on her door on Sept. 17. Po­lice said upon their ar­rival at 1:30 a.m. he ran off. Of­fi­cers spoke to the woman and learned that she tried to get Ro­driguez to leave sev­eral times, but he would not. Of­fi­cers said they de­tected a strong odor of al­co­hol em­a­nat­ing from Ro­driguez’s breath. Po­lice said Ro­driguez also re­port­edly had blood­shot, glassy eyes. Ro­driguez was cited for pub­lic drunk­en­ness.

Noise com­pli­ant

Down­ing­town of­fi­cers re­sponded to the area of the 100 block of Lake Drive for a noise dis­tur­bance re­ported at 2 a.m. Sept. 24. An un­known man was re­ported to be in pos­si­bly a white sedan yelling at some­one else, po­lice said. Of­fi­cers checked the area but did not find any­one.

War­rant

• Down­ing­town po­lice said An­dre Alexan­der Pil­grim was picked up on an out­stand­ing war­rant in the 400 block of East Lan­caster Av­enue just be­fore 1 p.m. Sept. 25. Pil­grim, 21, of Down­ing­town, was turned over to con­sta­bles.

• Coatesville po­lice took Sha’ Lexus Ar­ring­ton into cus­tody for an ac­tive bench war­rant out of Mont­gomery County. Ar­ring­ton, 21, of Coatesville, was arrested on Sept. 30 in the first block of North Eighth Av­enue. She was held at the Coatesville Po­lice Depart­ment un­til con­sta­bles trans­ported her to Mont­gomery County Prison.

• Coatesville po­lice as­sisted the East Pike­land Po­lice Depart­ment with a felony ar­rest war­rant for Stacy Dausi on Sept. 21. Dausi, 33, of Coatesville, was arrested in the 300 block of Wal­nut Street and turned over to East Pike­land po­lice.

• A Coatesville po­lice of­fi­cer said he rec­og­nized David Homsher, who had an ac­tive bench war­rant out for his ar­rest re­port­edly for a pro­ba­tion vi­o­la­tion. When he was seen walk­ing in the 100 block of West Lin­coln High­way on Aug. 24, po­lice took Homsher, 53, of Coatesville, into cus­tody with­out in­ci­dent.

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